João Luiz (footballer, born 1971)

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João Luiz Ferreira Batista, known as João Luiz, is a Brazilian former association football player. He spent one season in Major League Soccer.

João Luiz
Personal information
Full name João Luiz Ferreira Baptista
Date of birth (1971-06-23) June 23, 1971 (age 50)
Place of birth Brazil
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Vasco de Gama
1997 MetroStars 7 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

In 1997, the MetroStars purchased Luiz’ contract from Vasco de Gama. He played only seven games, spending most of the season on injury reserve. The MetroStars released him at the end of the season.


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